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DEPUTY COLLECTOR - 2011

 

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1. Name the "Land of the Morning Calm" :
Norway
Japan
Korea
Thaliland
2. Sahyadri ranges refer to :
Eastern ghats
Western ghats
Satpura ranges
Siwaliks
3. Gir Forest is In :
Karnataka
Bihar
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
4. Gir Forest is in :
Karnataka
Bihar
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
5. A fountain of hot water issuing from a hole which extends deep into earth's crust is called:
Delta
Canyon
Volcano
Geyser
6. Universal Adult Franchise creates :
economic equality
Social equality
Political equality
cultural equality
7. Who is the guardian of Fundamental rights in India ?
Judiciary
Legislature
Executive
Political parties
8. The year in which Panchayati Raj was introduced in India :
1960
1959
1961
1949
9. Which article of the constitution provides for the formation of the Finance Commission ?
Article 300
Article 280
Article 250
Article 290
10. The Governor can nominate to the Legislative Council of his state one member from this community :
Jewish
Muslim
Anglo Indian
Parsi
11. Right to information Act (RTI ) became effetive in India on 15 th June :
2001
2003
2004
2005
12. Universal Declaration of human rights was passed by the U N. General Assembly on:
10 .12.1948
13. 11. 1947
9: 12: 1948
12 : 12 : 1946
13. The proclamation of emergency brings automatic suspension of the right to :
Freedom speech
Constitutional remedies
Freedom of religion
All of these
14. The concept of Fundamental right has it's basis in the :
Constitution of the USA
Constitution of Russia
Irish Constitution
Canadian Constitution
15. The chairman of the UPSC is appointed by the :
Cabinet
President
Supreme Court
Prime Minister
16. Kerala is the first state in India to launch a Pension Scheme for farmers namely :
Kissan Abhiman
Farmer's Pension
Agricultural Pension
Pension to Agricultural Laboures
17. According to the 2001 census, the state having highest urban population is :
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Maharashtra
Uttar Pradesh
18. The district in Kerala which has got the highest density of population as per 2001 census :
Ernakulam
Alappuzha
Thrissur
Idukki
19. The Union Territory in India with the highest population :
Puducherry
Delhi
Chandigarh
Caman and Diu
20. According to 2001 census, the state having highest urban population is :
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Maharashtra
Uttar Pradesh
21. Third World Countries are :
Developed countries
Developing Countries
African Countries
Answer4
22. The definition of the " Urban Poor " according to the Planning Commission in India in terms of the calorie in take with respect to daily consumption is :
less than 2100 calories
less than 2000 calories
less than 2200 calories
none of these
23. The fraction of all families (or all individuals) that fall below the poverty line is called :
Poverty rate
Absolute poverty
Relative poverty
None of these
24. Economic development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is :
Human development
Economic progress
Sustainable development
Static cevelopment
25. The state where the largest number of people living below the poverty line is found in India :
Rajasthan
Delhi
Madhya Pradesh
Bihar
26. Earth day is celebrated in :
22nd April
22nd May
23 rd April
22 nd March
27. The kyoto protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on:
Climate change
International trade
Global investment
Education
28. Pearl fishing is done extensively in :
Gulf Mannar
Konkan Coast
Malabar Coast
Coromandel Coast
29. Which ocean's name means " Peaceful"?
Artic Ocean
Antarctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
30. The distric in Kerala where black soil is seen most :
Wayanad
Kannur
Kasargod
Palakkad
31. The genetic material of a cell is in :
DNA
Protoplasm
Cytoplasm
Ribosome
32. Who was the first to perform the surgery of human heart transplant ?
David Baltimore
Dr. Christian Bernard
James D. Watson
Dr.Mathew Philip
33. The organ which is primarily concerned with immunity :
Kidney
Liver
Lymphatic tissue
Thyroid
34. Which branch of medicine was Rabindranath Tagore good at ?
Ayurveda
Homeopathy
Allopathy
None of these
35. The alloy of steel used in making automobile parts is :
stainless steel
nickel steel
tungsten steel
Chromium steel
36. Name the Egyptian President against whom people of Egypt revolted in 2011:
Housni Mubarak
Pervez Mushara
Omar Suleiman
Ahened Shafeeque
37. Name the person who commissioned the Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal :
Vayalar Ravi
Dr. Man Mohan Singh
A.K Antony
G.K. Vasan
38. The Malayalam litterateure who received the Jnanpith Award in 2007
Sugatha Kumari
Vijayalakshmi
O.N.V Kurup
Balachandran Chullikkad
39. In which of the following cities was the Indian Biodiversity Congress (2010) held ?
Chennai
Chandigarh
Mumbai
Thiruvananthapuram
40. ------- sector has established itself as the biggest contributor to the State's GDP as per Kerala State's Economic Review ( February 2011)
Secondary sector
Primary sector
Tertiary sector
None of these
41. Name the most significant charateristic of National Integration :
Social homogeneity
Unity
Economic identity
National loyalty
42. " The principle of respect for all life and the practice of none - injury to living things is known in India as :
Ahimsa
Tolerance
Patience
None of these
43. NCW means :
National Commission For Women
National Commission For Workers
National Council For Workers
None of these
44. The Servants of India Society (1905) was formed to train people to serve the country by :
Tilak
Gandhiji
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Gopalakrishna Gokhale
45. Who is popularly called "Vaikkom Hero" ?
R.K.Dhadabai
E.V. Ramaswami
C.N. Annadurai
Mannath Padmanabhan
46. Who founded the Indian National Congress ?
Motilal Nehru
A.O. Hume
Lajpat Rai
Gokhale
47. Zionism is a world movement of :
Hindus
Buddhists
Christians
Jews
48. Jallianwala Bagh is situated in :
Delhi
Mysore
Amritsar
Lahore
49. The first war of Indian independence started at :
Mumbai
Chennai
Delhi
Meerut
50. "LIfe Divine " was written by :
Gandhiji
Tilak
Vivekananda
Aurobindo Ghosh
51. If I had won the lottery, --------- a millionair. (Conditional)
I will become
I had become
I would have become
I would become
52. I was happy ------- the appointment. ( infinitive of 'accept')
to accept
to be accepting
to have accepted
accepting
53. I met J.K. Rowling -------- they say is the richest person in the world. (relative clause)
who
whose
whom
which
54. The student leader explained why he had to leave the panel discussion forum. (adverbial of 'amger')
The student leader explained why he had to leave angrily the panel discussion forum
The student leader explained why he had to leave the panel discussion forum angrily
The student leader explained angrily why he had to leave the panel discussion forum
The student leader explained why he had angrily to leave the panel discussion forum
55. She --------tomorrow to attend the wedding (model verb )
will come
comes
seems to come
just comes
56. I have never met Osama bin Laden -------- do I want to . ( neg. conjunction)
nor
neither
or
either
57. It was not difficult to park the car in front of the theatre. (gerund)
There was no difficulty in parking the car in front of the theatre
It was not difficult to do the parking in front of the theatre
To park the car in front of the theatre was not difficult
Parking in front of the theatre the car was not difficult
58. Give the plural form : sheep
sheeps
sheepes
sheep
sheepz
59. Change the Gender : Goose
geese
geeses
gander
gossen
60. Use of Perfix and Suffix : Forget
unforgettable
unforgetting
discorgetting
misforgetable
61. Give the Synonym: Predict
Permonition
foretell
aver
pronounce
62. Give the Antonym : Heriditary
acquired
ancestral
bequeathed
possessed
63. Meaning of two confusable words: Premier/Premiere
Prime Minister / 1 st performance
Minister/Reality show
Diplomat /Cricket
Male /Female
64. Use of Collective noum : Fish
School of fished
flock of fishes
herd of fishes
pool of fishes
65. Use of Homonyms : Bald
bawled
bold
balled
bohold
66. Pharsal Verb : To shrug one's shoulders
to show disapprovel
to approve
to wash one's hands
to deny
67. Meaning of these foreign words: Modus operandi
operation
treatment
way of doing things
means ane end
68. Either the Prime Minister or his ministers -------blamed for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Scam ( to be )
is
are
has been
have been
69. Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan is the oldest man to scale Mt.Everest . (Comparative degree )
Nobody is older than Min Bahadur Sherchan to scale Mt.Everest
No climber is as ols as Min Bahadur Sherchan to scale Mt. E verest .
The Nepalease climber Min Bahadur Sherchan is older than any other climber to scale Mt.Everest
Mt.Everest is as old as Min Bahadur Sherchan who climbedit
70. I am the messenger of India's ancient thoughts world over, -----------? ( question tag )
aren't I ?
amn't I ?
isn't I ?
am I ?
71. India will be the largest economy --------2050 ----------- China and the U.S. (Preposition)
by,after
after, with
in, after
from, with
72. By age four, Varsha won ---------brown belt, --------first degree in Karate . (articles)
the, the
a, the
an, the
the , a
73. The minister sought to introduce an amendment to the Bill . ( Passive )
The Bill sought to introduce an amendment by the minister
An amendment to the Bill was sought to be introduced by the minister
The minister introduced an amendment to the Bill
An amendment to the Bill is being introduced by the minister
74. Anamika said, 'God spread our lives because he wants us to do something meaningful'. (Repotred Speech)
Anamika said that God had spread their lives because he wanted them to do something meaningful
Anamika said that God spares their lives because he wants them to do something meaningful
Anamika said that God spread their lives because he had wanted them to do something meaningful
Anamika said that God spares our lives because he wants us to do something meaningful
75. My aunt gave the baby a beautiful rattle. (Mark the D.O. and Indir. O )
baby, rattle
rattle, baby
aunt, baby
baby, beautiful
76. A man walks 30 meters towards South. Then, turning to his right, he walks 30 meters. Then turning to his left, he walks 20 meters, again he turns to his left and walks 30 meters. How far is he from hi
20 metres
30 metres
60 metres
none of these
77. Find the odd one out in the sequence of numbers 25,27,30,35,42,53,65
30
42
53
65
78. Fill up the next letter in the particular series B,C,E,G,K,M, -----
V
W
Q
R
79. ELFA,GLHA,ILJA -----,MLNA.
OLPA
KLMA
LIMA
KLLA
80. There are 3 friends, A, B, and C. Each of them have a Hat and a Cycle. Each of them is wearing another person's hat and riding the cycle of the third person. ( i.e ). None of them is using their own h
A
B
C
can't be determined
81. A 1km long train passes through a tunnel of 1 km length at a speed of 1 km per minute. How much time will it take to pass through it completely ?
1 min
2 min
5 min
0.5 min
82. In a particular code language GREET is coded as FQDDS, how is FORD coded in that language ?
FQSD
ENQC
ENRC
FNRC
83. P,Q,R and S are playing a game of carom. P.R and S, Q are partners. S is to the right of R. If R is facing west, then Q is facing ?
North
South
East
West
84. What is the angle between the minute hand and hour hand of a clock at half past two ?
105 degree
103 degree
110 degree
90 degree
85. A is two years older than B, who is twice as old as C . If total ages of A , B and C be 27, how old is B ?
5
8
10
12
86. A vendor bought 3 chocolates for 1 rupee. For how much per chocolate should be sell, to gain a profit of 50%
50ps
75ps
1 Re
1.50 Rs.
87. If a/3 = b/4 = c/7, then ( a + b + c )/c = :
7
2
1/2
1/7
88. A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3. What is the percentage error ?
45%
86%
36%
64%
89. The number of marble slabs of size 20 cm x 20 cm required to pave the floor of a square room of side 3 metres is :
100
150
225
250
90. 75% of a number is added to 75, then the result is the number itself. What is the number ?
50
60
300
400
91. A and B can do a work in 12 days. B and C together can do it in 15 days and C and A together in 20 days. If A, B, C work together, they will complete the work in :
5 days
10 days
12 days
47/3 days
92. The prices of a scooter and TV are in a ratio 7:5. If scooter costs Rs. 8,000 more than TV set, then price of TV set is :
Rs. 20.000
Rs. 24,000
Rs. 28,000
Rs. 32,000
93. At what rate percent of simple interest will a sum of money double itself in 12 years ?
33/4%
25/3%
17/2%
19/2%
94. In a family, Reshma is elder sister of Ragini. Soni is Reshma's daughter and Saloni is Soni's cousin. Ragini's mother Rajini. Ramani is the sister in law of Reshma. Who is Soni's grand mother ?
Ramani
Rajini
Reshma
Saloni
95. Find the odd one out in the sequence of numbers 2 5 10 17 26 37 50 64
50
26
37
64
96. If '+' is denoted as 'x', '-' as '/''x' as '-' and '/' as + . What is the value of 10 + 5 -3 /1 x 7 =
12
-6
13
zero
97. Find the next letter in the sequence A,D,I,P, ---
H
Y
W
X
98. If A = 2, M = 26 and Z = 52, then BET
44
54
64
72
99.
Answer1
Answer2
Answer3
Answer4
100. Poles are arranged in straight line with 1 metre gap between them. How many poles will be there in a straight line of 30 metres?
31
30
32
29